Baking and Cooking

Magpie’s Pinterest Test Kitchen: Beefy Tomato Soup via Mantitlement

Now that we have our own house, I’ve begun to get back into cooking again. Not that I didn’t love our apartment kitchen, but I just got a bit out of the habit over the years, since the type of cooking I love to do is big batches of stuff, but there’s only so many… Continue reading Magpie’s Pinterest Test Kitchen: Beefy Tomato Soup via Mantitlement

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The One Where Magpie Hates Healthy Eating

So one of my biggest goals for this month is a total ban on take-out and fast food. Over the last couple years as I’ve added job after job, my eating habits have basically found themselves going right down the toilet. Whatever was quick, easy, and convenient was what was on the menu. I drive… Continue reading The One Where Magpie Hates Healthy Eating

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One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

So, idk about you but for the last few months I’ve been seeing these one-pot pasta recipes popping up everywhere. First they were on Pinterest, and then they migrated into facebook, and now I literally cannot seem to escape them. So, I guess here I am. Trying my first one-pot pasta recipe. I decided to… Continue reading One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

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So I Made Some Soup

So a few weeks ago, I made some soup. I sort of based it on this Italian Orzo Spinach Soup Recipe, but, if you've been following along with my occasional cooking posts here, you may have figured out by now that I am generally shit at following directions when it comes to cooking. I don’t… Continue reading So I Made Some Soup

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Three(ish) Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken

We're switching it up this Monday with a recipe instead of a mani - my nails are in TERRIBLE condition, and I just wasn't feeling any of the already photographed polishes I've got. So instead, today we have another of those lazy day recipes that I’m so fond of. It’s super fast to prep, super… Continue reading Three(ish) Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken

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Magpie’s Super Easy (& Super Quick) Fall Chili

So I LOVE Chili in the fall. Like, a lot. It's seriously the perfect fall comfort food. Pair it with rice for a filling meal, use it as dip for those lovely Tostito's Scoops, or just eat it alone... you really can't go wrong. As long as it's not too spicy. I don't like spicy.… Continue reading Magpie’s Super Easy (& Super Quick) Fall Chili

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Quick Dinner: Egg Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps

Just a quick meal for you today. This one is really easy to throw together. All you need are portobello mushrooms, eggs, oil (or whatever you use to grease a pan), some salt and pepper, and if you like it, some shredded cheese. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and grease your pan. Cut the… Continue reading Quick Dinner: Egg Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Caps